Holiday Inn Colchester, an IHG Hotel

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Indoor pool
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Holiday Inn Colchester, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Colchester, an IHG Hotel

4.0 star property
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
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Abbotts Lane, Eight Ash Green, Colchester, England, CO6 3QL

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBeth Chatto Garden13 min drive
  • Popular LocationHedingham Castle32 min drive
  • Popular LocationFlatford Mill34 min drive
  • AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)39 min drive

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About this area

Colchester

Located in Colchester, Holiday Inn Colchester, an IHG Hotel is near the airport. High Woods Country Park and Dedham Vale reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Colchester Zoo and East Anglian Railway Museum. Traveling with kids? Consider Colchester Natural History Museum and Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • Jumbo Water Tower - 7 min drive
  • Colchester Zoo - 8 min drive
  • Beth Chatto Garden - 13 min drive
  • Hedingham Castle - 32 min drive
  • Flatford Mill - 34 min drive

Getting around

  • Marks Tey Station - 6 min drive
  • Stansted Airport (STN) - 39 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Cricketers - 13 min walk
  • The Princess Charlotte - 16 min walk
  • Tandoori Villa - 19 min walk
  • Bungalow Diner - 3 min drive
  • Jhaal - 3 min drive

About this property

Holiday Inn Colchester, an IHG Hotel

Family-friendly hotel with health club and sauna
An indoor pool, a restaurant, and a health club are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a sauna, and a conference center are onsite. All 110 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, hair dryers, and showers.
Holiday Inn Colchester, an IHG Hotel offers 110 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are 2 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM: GBP 14.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Spa services
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Playground

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish

Business services

  • Conference center (1356 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 5

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Restaurants on site

  • Traders Bar and Grill

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night
Welcoming dogs only
Pets cannot be left unattended
Food and water bowls are available
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • A late check-out fee will be charged

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 169 out of 493 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 186 out of 493 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 77 out of 493 reviews
3 - Okay 16%
Rating 2 - Poor. 40 out of 493 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 493 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.7/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Convenient stopover. Good facilities
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Property qas ok. Breakfast was good. Room not great, and noisey
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2022